Penga Elena

Elena Penga is one of Greece’s most dynamic and most produced playwrights.  She also writes fiction and directs for the stage.  In 2012 she received the prestigious Ourani award of the Greek Academy of Letters for her book of prose poems Tight Belts And Other Skin (Agra Publications).  Her short story The Untrodden was an official entry for Greece in Best European Fiction 2017, published by Dalkey Archive Press, U.S.A and her prose poems have been included in Austerity Measures, New Greek Poetry, published by Penguin and The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem. She has written a novel, three books of short fiction and nine books of plays plus her work has been translated in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish, Dutch.  Her debut novel: Athens-Delhi-Athens, published by Agra Publications, in 2019, has received very warm reviews. Elena is represented by Nordlyset Literary Agency, USA.


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